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What is the Avatar? Fiction and Embodiment in Avatar-Based Singleplayer Computer Games
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  • Title: What is the Avatar? Fiction and Embodiment in Avatar-Based Singleplayer Computer Games
  • Author(s) Rune Klevjer
  • Publisher: transcript publishing; (October 27, 2022); eBook (Creative Commons Licensed)
  • License(s): Creative Commons License (CC)
  • Hardcover/Paperback: 242 pages
  • eBook: PDF and PDF Files
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3837645797
  • ISBN-13: 978-3837645798
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Book Description

What are the characteristic features of avatar-based singleplayer videogames, from Super Mario Bros. to Grand Theft Auto? This book examines this question with a particular focus on issues of fictionality and realism, and their relation to cinema and Virtual Reality.

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